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Higher Diploma in Mathematical Studies (Full-time)

Course Description


The aim of this course is to enable graduates having some mathematical background attain the level required to teach the subject in schools. On completion, students should attain a level of mastery comparable to that of Joint-Honours graduates in Mathematical Studies.

September 2016

Students considering taking this course with a view to teaching Mathematics are strongly advised to talk to the Teaching Council in advance.

See the website https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/mathematics-and-statistics/our-courses/higher-diploma-mathematical-studies

Minimum English language requirements:
- IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
- TOEFL (Paper based test): 585
- TOEFL (Internet based test): 95
- PTE (Pearson): 62

Maynooth University’s TOEFL code is 8850

Course Structure

This is a one-year full-time course, though it may also be taken part-time over two or more years.

Career Options

The Course is aimed at potential Mathematics teachers.

Find out how to apply here https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/mathematics-and-statistics/our-courses/higher-diploma-mathematical-studies#tabs-apply

Find information on Scholarships here https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/study-maynooth/postgraduate-studies/fees-funding-scholarships

Visit the Higher Diploma in Mathematical Studies (Full-time) page on the Maynooth University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

The minimum requirement for entry to the Higher Diploma in Mathematical Studies is a primary degree with at least 30 ECTS in Mathematics and Statistics or related fields with at least 15 ECTS in the areas of Calculus, Linear Algebra, or Probability and Statistics. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Course Fees

EU Tuition Fee: €6,200; International Tuition Fee: €13,500

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